Originally tied and sold in the 1970s by the Gaines Company, the Grubby Gert came in Yellow, White, Black and Green. Of course, this slow-sinking panfish fly could be tied in any number of color combinations.
Hook: #8-12 standard
Thread: Black, or to match the body
Wing: Calftail, tied spent
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